Misapplied
Misapply Mis`ap*ply", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misapplied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misapplying}.] To apply wrongly; to use for a wrong purpose; as, to misapply a name or title; to misapply public money. [1913 Webster]

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  • misapplied — index inapplicable, inappropriate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misapplied — /mis euh pluyd /, adj. mistakenly applied; used wrongly. [1620 30; MIS 1 + APPLIED] * * * …   Universalium

  • misapplied — adj. poorly applied, incorrectly placedv. misuse, apply incorrectly, use for the wrong purposes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misapplied — /mɪsəˈplaɪd/ (say misuh pluyd) adjective mistakenly applied; used wrongly …   Australian English dictionary

  • misapplied — /mis euh pluyd /, adj. mistakenly applied; used wrongly. [1620 30; MIS 1 + APPLIED] …   Useful english dictionary

  • misapplied name — index misnomer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misapplied name — a name given to a taxon which excludes the nomenclatural type of the name …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Duplex cancel — Misapplied duplex cancellation which failed to obliterate the postal stationery indicium. A duplex cancel was a hand stamp used to cancel postage stamps and imprint a dated postmark applied simultaneously with the one device.[1] The device had a… …   Wikipedia

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